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Transport Planning in a Dynamic Environment: An example for Gippsland, Victoria

DI Wilson, Colin Duffield, V Sposito, M Arora (ed.), G Sutherland (ed.), G Moore (ed.), A McCowan (ed.), T Webb (ed.), D Provis (ed.), I Turner (ed.), R Brown (ed.), M Jempson (ed.), M Edwards (ed.), E McKeough (ed.), M So (ed.), C Taylor (ed.), P Somers (ed.), M Hassett (ed.), S Burow (ed.), R Ranasinghe (ed.) Show all

Engineers Australia | Published : 2014

Abstract

Decision Makers in Gippsland are facing a complex and dynamic environment within a regional framework that is tied to Melbourne’s expansion and changing regional economics as employment shifts from Brown coal related industries to alternative areas of productivity. Increased agricultural production is one alternative yet farmers in Gippsland face changing markets and uncertainty as to the impact of changing climatic conditions. Gippsland’s leaders are proactively planning for future scenarios such that they can provide coordinated support to assist the community (and relevant to this paper, Farmers) in making sustainable business decisions. A key part of the regional environment is the trans..

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